[XeTeX] [OT] Old Macintosh Simulation (Was XeTeX 0.8 available --
now with OpenType support :-))
bkerstetter at mac.com
Wed Jun 2 01:43:35 CEST 2004
On Jun 1, 2004, at 5:31 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Hey, nice. But no Mac-Puke.
> What do you mean?
It was a system extension (or something similar) that make a puking
sound when you ejected a floppy disk. :)
>> I have a 512e that started life as a 128K with two 400K disk
>> drives--one internal, one external.
> I also still cherish the SE/30 and ImageWriter II with which I wrote
> my PhD.
Oh neat. I still have one of the SE/30's converted to a notebook
computer by Outbound in Boulder Colorado. The trackstick still stands
out as one of the best navigation tools available on a notebook
computer. No longer works, but looks cool.
http://surf.to/outbound (service still available)
> But I was hooked on the Mac a bit earlier, with possibly the same
> model as you (two floppy drives, one external, one internal, no hard
> drive, separate number pad, just like here
> <http://myoldmac.net/webse-e.htm>), lent by a friend for a couple of
> weeks. Since then he has become a Windows guy, but I was hooked on the
> Mac forever.
I bought my first in 1985 with a loan from my father-in-law who was
35-year veteran of IBM sales. :)
It was really a fund time for computers.
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